Britannia: or a Geographical description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging.
esteemed by some the strongest County in all and generally of a fertile bearing good crops, hath rich which feed store of and is well clothed with and this fertility is the more augmented, as not being so mountainous as its neighbouring Counties, and those it hath are not so high. It is also well watered with as the or with several others which discharge themselves into the Sea, in which and in the said Rivers, the are plentifully served with and especially in great aboundance; and in the bowels of the Earth in many places are dugg
This County hath for its Eastern bounds the of and for its Southern the or for its Western and for its Northern the River which separates it from
Its Extent from South-west to North-east, is about 35 and from East to West, where broadest, about 20; which makes its circumference to be about 102
It is severed into six in which are numbred 87 is traded unto by eight and was formerly strengthned with ten
by called by and by the a pleasantly seated on the banks of the over which it hath a fair which said River being Navigable for small they have a good for the lading and unlading of their and is a place well inhabited and traded unto. It is a place of good antiquity, and boasteth for that it gave birth to the famous or Soon after the coming of the this was brought under their subjection, and was for a good while sorely harazed, being oft-times assaulted, and once or twice set on fire; but in the end being fortified with a and a large seated on a hanging built by (both long since reduced to ruin) it was freed from those calamities, and was afterwards by the made the and of It is at present a and is governed by a two elected out of sixteen or all clad in with other having a of and two and doth enjoy ample as keeping of electing of a is the place where the are held for the County; and its which are on and are very great for and both and in great plenty.
Not far from this on an eminence or high rocky formerly stood under which are said to be many and spacious where also there is said to be a whose water ebbeth and floweth as the every twelve hours.
or seated on the near its inslux into the Sea, (where, as also at near adjoyning) were two of great strength, which now lye buried in their Rubbish. The is well built, of some having several belonging unto it, and its which is on is very good for and
Mr. maketh mention of an Earthen Vessel dugg up at near adjoyning, filled with of embased from the time of the Emperour, unto the fifth of the Third, which was in .
Near adjoyning to this is a or where good quantitie of are made out of the
a seated on the formerly a place of good account for but at present is well frequented by and hath two indifferent good weekly on and
or seated on a River or Creek of the Sea, a pretty good well traded unto for and hath a on which is of good account for all sorts of and
scituate on an ascent, and on the River over which it hath a fair a pretty good hath two weekly on and for and and the to which it belongeth is exceeding large, extending it self about thirteen miles in length, and seven or eight in breadth.
Not far from this was seated on the top of a which belonged to the Princes of at which time it was in a flourishing condition.
seated between the Rivers and which soon after empty themselves into the It is an indifferent and hath a good on
well seated amongst a pretty fair and once strengthened with a fair (but now ruinous) and hath two very great weekly on and for and the greatest for and in the County.
in seated on the over which it hath a fair which leadeth into an indifferent had once a fair which was destroyed by fire in the late Wars; and its on is of good account for and
 Its Fertility.
 Its Rivers.
 Its bounds.
 Its Extent.
 Its division.
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